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OCTOBER 27, 2022

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Author Haruki Murakami talks music, running, novels on radio show

Best-selling Japanese author Haruki Murakami, hosting a special radio show featuring some of his favorite songs he runs to, says writing novels is about rhythm, as in music and running. “Murakami Radio,” a pre-recorded show broadcast Sunday night, featured as its themes two crucial elements of his life as a novelist: running and music. During the 55-minute show, Murakami played nine numbers he enjoys running to – rock and jazz – selected from thousands of titles stored on several iPods, while sharing stories behind the songs and talking about running and writing.

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